In order to free up my scratchpad, here's my entry for the no \w characters portion of this contest. There are numeric operators, but no underscores (which was a trick unto itself). The invocation of the script is not counted towards the "no \w character limit", or at least i didn't count it...

Well, ok, the first version uses 4 letters ('e', 'v', 'a', and 'l') and the second version reuires a special invocation. And no, neither of them are remotely strict or warning compliant. But hey, it's the best i could do. i'd be interested in seeing other's attempts (should they choose to go insane and try this as well :)

enjoy,
jynx

# 1 # requires no special invocation, uses 'e','v','a','l' %!=('!'=>$|+@{[$"]},'@'=>$|+@{[$",$"]});($;{'!'})=$::{'"'}=~/\*.(.)/ ;$;{'^'}=$;{'#'}=$;{'!'};$;{'~'}=++$;{'^'};$;{'='}=++$;{'^'};$;{'(' }=++$;{'^'};$;{'!'}=($;{'*'}=++$;{'^'}).$;{'!'};$;{'*'}++;$;{'*'}++ ;$;{'='}.=++$;{'*'};($;{'@'})=$::{'"'}=~/\*..(.)/;$;{'&'}=$;{'@'};$; {'&'}++;$;{'&'}++;$;{'!'}.=++$;{'&'};($;{'*'})=$::{'@'}=~/\*(.)/;$; {'#'}=$;{'*'}.$;{'#'};($;{'&'})=$::{'$'}=~/\*...(.)/;$;{'@'}.=$;{'&' };$;{'%'}=$;{'$'}=++$;{'&'};$;{'('}=$;{'%'}.$;{'('};$;{'*'}=++$;{'&' };$;{'@'}=$;{'*'}.$;{'@'};$;{'#'}.=$;{'&'};$;{'$'}=$;{'*'}.$;{'$'}. $;{'&'};$;{'*'}++;@;=$;{'('}=~/(.)(.)/;$;{'('}=$;[$|].++$;{'*'}.$;[ $!{'!'}];$;{'='}.=$;{'*'};@;=$;{'@'}=~/(.)(.)(.)/;$;{'@'}=$;[$|].$; {'*'}.$;[$!{'!'}].$;[$!{'@'}];$;{'~'}=++$;{'*'}.$;{'~'};$;{'@'}.=++ $;{'*'};@;=$;{'~'}=~/(.)(.)/;$;{'~'}=$;[$|].++$;{'*'}.$;[$!{'!'}];@; =$;{'!'}=~/(.)(.)(.)/;$;{'!'}=$;[$|].++$;{'*'}.$;[$!{'!'}].$;[$!{'@' }];($;{'*'})=$::{'"'}=~/\*(.)/; eval $;{'~'}.$".$;{'^'}.'{'.$;{'!'}.$".$; {'$'}.'}';$;{'^'}->($;{'~'}.$".$;{'%'}.'{'.$;{'('}.$".$;{'$'}.'}');$; {')'}=$;{'^'}->($;{'='}.'($=+'.$;{'^'}->($;{'('}.'"#"').')');$;{'^'} ->($;{'~'}.$".$;{'&'}.'{'.$;{'@'}.'@'.$;{')'}.'}');$;{'^'}->($;{'~'} .$".$;{'*'}.'{'.$;{'#'}.'{'.$;{'&'}.'(@'.$;{')'}.'.$");'.$;{'$'}.'@' .$;{')'}.'}@'.$;{')'}.'}');$;{'*'}->($",$",$",$",$",$",$",$",$",$") # 2 # call using: perl -e 'sub e{eval"@_"}do"./foo"' # where 'foo' is the filename where the code is stored %!=('!'=>$|+@{[$"]},'@'=>$|+@{[$",$"]});($;{'!'})=$::{'"'}=~/\*.(.)/ ;$;{'^'}=$;{'#'}=$;{'!'};$;{'~'}=++$;{'^'};$;{'='}=++$;{'^'};$;{'(' }=++$;{'^'};$;{'!'}=($;{'*'}=++$;{'^'}).$;{'!'};$;{'*'}++;$;{'*'}++ ;$;{'='}.=++$;{'*'};($;{'@'})=$::{'"'}=~/\*..(.)/;$;{'&'}=$;{'@'};$; {'&'}++;$;{'&'}++;$;{'!'}.=++$;{'&'};($;{'*'})=$::{'@'}=~/\*(.)/;$; {'#'}=$;{'*'}.$;{'#'};($;{'&'})=$::{'$'}=~/\*...(.)/;$;{'@'}.=$;{'&' };$;{'%'}=$;{'$'}=++$;{'&'};$;{'('}=$;{'%'}.$;{'('};$;{'*'}=++$;{'&' };$;{'@'}=$;{'*'}.$;{'@'};$;{'#'}.=$;{'&'};$;{'$'}=$;{'*'}.$;{'$'}. $;{'&'};$;{'*'}++;@;=$;{'('}=~/(.)(.)/;$;{'('}=$;[$|].++$;{'*'}.$;[ $!{'!'}];$;{'='}.=$;{'*'};@;=$;{'@'}=~/(.)(.)(.)/;$;{'@'}=$;[$|].$; {'*'}.$;[$!{'!'}].$;[$!{'@'}];$;{'~'}=++$;{'*'}.$;{'~'};$;{'@'}.=++ $;{'*'};@;=$;{'~'}=~/(.)(.)/;$;{'~'}=$;[$|].++$;{'*'}.$;[$!{'!'}];@; =$;{'!'}=~/(.)(.)(.)/;$;{'!'}=$;[$|].++$;{'*'}.$;[$!{'!'}].$;[$!{'@' }];($;{'*'})=$::{'"'}=~/\*(.)/;$;{'~'}.$".$;{'^'}.'{'.$;{'!'}.$".$; {'$'}.'}';$;{'^'}->($;{'~'}.$".$;{'%'}.'{'.$;{'('}.$".$;{'$'}.'}');$; {')'}=$;{'^'}->($;{'='}.'($=+'.$;{'^'}->($;{'('}.'"#"').')');$;{'^'} ->($;{'~'}.$".$;{'&'}.'{'.$;{'@'}.'@'.$;{')'}.'}');$;{'^'}->($;{'~'} .$".$;{'*'}.'{'.$;{'#'}.'{'.$;{'&'}.'(@'.$;{')'}.'.$");'.$;{'$'}.'@' .$;{')'}.'}@'.$;{')'}.'}');$;{'*'}->($",$",$",$",$",$",$",$",$",$")

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